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Aas crp 1.3 bangladesh 23 may 2012_kevin

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Aas crp 1.3 bangladesh 23 may 2012_kevin

  1. 1. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Today - not about Fish!Presented in AAS Hub Scoping at Khulna
  2. 2. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Making the CGIAR reformrelevant to Bangladesh
  3. 3. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.CGIAR ReformOld New15 Independent Centers 1 ConsortiumDiffuse CGIAR priorities Focus on 15 megaprogramsDonor funding ofCentersDonor funding ofmega programsRecognition of impact Focus on impactWeak partnerships Effective partnerships
  4. 4. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Strategy andResultsFrameworkACGIAR ResearchPrograms• Integrated agric.systems (x3)• Policies• Commodities (x7)• Nutrition andHealth• Water• Forests• Climate ChangeCountryInvestment Plan• Food availability• Food access• Food utilization?
  5. 5. Harnessing the development potential ofaquatic agricultural systems for the poor andvulnerableCRP 1.3
  6. 6. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Three MessagesThis is differentThis is what the CG reform is all aboutThis is hard, but can bring real changeHarnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.“It always seemsimpossible until itsdone” Nelson Mandela
  7. 7. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Focus on systems & enterprisesnot commodities
  8. 8. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Research in Development
  9. 9. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Local and National before InternationalPublic Goods
  10. 10. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Multiple dimensions ofpovertyIncome andasset povertyVulnerabilityMarginalization
  11. 11. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Income and asset poverty• Diverse opportunities toincrease income andassets• Avoid a commodity lens• Non-crops especiallyimportant• Value chain approach todiversification andcommercialization
  12. 12. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Nutrition“A farmer’s most important asset is theirhealth”• Explicit focus on under-nutrition as adimension of poverty• Pursue research agenda to decreaseprevalence of food insecurity and ofunderweight children• Use this research to support efforts ofpartners (Helen Keller; SAVE; CARE)• So contribute to achieving MDG1targets on food and nutrition security
  13. 13. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Gender“Evidence of commitmentto gender analysis inCRP 1.3 is reflected inbudget figures, M&Eplans and gender goalsthat are clearly statedand are transformativein nature” CGIAR GenderScoping Study“CRP 1.3 is a clear example of bestpractice” CGIAR Gender Scoping Study
  14. 14. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Bangladesh: CIPAgriculture, food security and nutrition• Research and extension• Water management• Quality inputs• Fisheries and aquaculture• Livestock• Access to markets• Community based nutritionGuiding principles: Gender; Climate change;Innovation and Scaling up; Partnership
  15. 15. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.CRP 1.3 in Bangladesh• Hubs (8) (initially 5):• Research that adds value toexisting projects – CSISA;MYAPs; GHERS; CPWF• Approach emphasizing demand-driven, innovation and scalingup• Resilience: climate change• Partnership broker –Government, NARs, NGOs, ARIs
  16. 16. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.What we will do: improve system productivitySaline Tolerant RiceGift TilapiaCSISA - Improved crops and fish• over 75 varieties of rice, wheat and maize; butvarieties not sufficiently targeted to locations;• 20 years to spread GIFT Tilapia. Improved carp seednot widely available.CRP 1.3Increased use of integrated systemsGreatest opportunities for income growth fromdiversification in farming systems: fish, livestockAccelerate use and learningAdaptation of technologies and systems; partnershipsof private sector, Government and NGOs
  17. 17. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.What we will do: diversification andcommercializationIdentify opportunities forincreased employment in crop,fish and livestock value chainsUnderstand how to makemarkets work to deliver highquality inputs more consistentlyIdentify technologies andpractices to ensure high qualityproducts from AASIdentify best business-supportarrangements for smallholderproducers and traders
  18. 18. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.What we will do: resilience and adaptivecapacityBuilding adaptive capacity - livingwith climate change:• Cropping systems: identify bestoptions under different salinities• Land and water management:identify effective participatoryapproaches to governance ofpolders
  19. 19. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.What we will do: Gender equityMainstreaming gender in researchthemes+Research pursuing fundamentaltransformation of underlying gendernorms and rolesStrengthening women’s roles and statusin the home and beyondImproving women’s equity of access toproductive resources, such as land,water, technology, financing andservices
  20. 20. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.What we will do: partnerships forimproving nutritionResearch for increased accessibility of nutrient-richcommon foods (small and indigenous fish, vitamin-rich vegetables, greater diversity in the diet) andproducts via both production and availability(markets)
  21. 21. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Small and IndigenousFishRich source of multipleessential micronutrients whichare deficient in the dietDiversity of vitamin richvegetables
  22. 22. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Timeframe 2011-2012Event TimingAlignment existing projects 2011Approval Consortium Board 11 March 2011Discussion CGIAR Fund Council 6 April 2011Approval CGIAR Fund Council early May 2011Program start September 2011Global launch (Bangladesh) November 2011Fund mobilization 2011-2012
  23. 23. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.CRP 1.3 Objectives:1.Increased benefits to AAS-dependent households from environmentally sustainableincreases in productivity.2. Improved markets and services available for poor and vulnerable AAS households.3. Strengthened resilience and adaptive capacity in poor, vulnerable and marginalizedgroups and households.4. Improved policy and formal and informal institutional structures and processesimplemented to support pro-poor, gender equitable and sustainable development.5. Reduced gender disparities in access to, and control of, resources and decisionmaking through beneficial changes in gender norms and roles.6. Productive relationships, partnerships and networks capable of achieving researchand development outcomes sustained through effective knowledge sharing andlearning.
  24. 24. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.AASTHEORYOFCHANGEBuilding capacity toInnovate, do local level researchand better connect to the formalresearch sector will establish alearning culture that will betterenable farmers and communitiesto pro-actively adapt and adoptpromising innovations
  25. 25. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.Building capacity toInnovate, do local levelresearch and better connectto the formal researchsector will establish alearning culture that willbetter enable farmers andcommunities to pro-activelyadapt and adopt promisinginnovations
  26. 26. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.AAS PROCESSESNATIONALLEVELSCOPINGHUBLEVELSCOPING STAKEHOLDERMEETINGDIAGNOSTICSAND DESIGNLAUNCHING(LATE 2012)
  27. 27. Harnessing the development potential of aquaticagricultural systems for the poor and vulnerable.THANK YOU

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